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Phoenix Mountain Preserve

#23 of 229 things to do in Phoenix Features Animals
1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
+1 602-335-1962
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Great hikes close to city

Many hikes to choose from of varying difficulty. The summit trail is the most crowded. we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Seattle, Washington
Great Views

The trails were great! I found on most of the trails that you rarely ran into anyone, except when... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2017
Leduc, Canada
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Offers more than 23,000 acres crisscrossed with trails.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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1431 E Dunlap Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85022
Camelback East
+1 602-335-1962
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

Many hikes to choose from of varying difficulty. The summit trail is the most crowded. we enjoyed #302 more as it was less populated and was a loop trail.

Thank familytraveler60878
Reviewed 24 March 2017

The trails were great! I found on most of the trails that you rarely ran into anyone, except when on the trail going to the summit, it was a little overcrowded.

Thank gpjohnson
Reviewed 13 March 2017

What could be better in the middle of a city than a mountain preserve? Pack a picnic, head to the Phoenix Mountain preserve and enjoy nature, a picnic and taking a hike. The smells of the desert, the beautiful desert greenery and critters that call...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is our regular choice for easy or longer hikes as well as bike rides. There really are so may to choose from that you should look at a map before going or the map at the trails head at the south end of 40th...More

Thank TutinsPony
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I visited Phoenix with my daughters and pup for some winter sun. As avid hikers, we headed for Camelback, only to learn it is not dog friendly. We were advised to go to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. It was the perfect length hike with wonderful...More

Thank MarkLONDONUK58
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little hike right in the city! Beautiful views of the city and other mountains from the top of Two Bits Peak. Lots of people and dogs. Pretty rocky on the trail. Not too hard at the beginning but becomes steep closer to the top....More

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Took a Ranger guided tour courtesy of the Phoenix Library and learned many aspects of safe hiking in this area, including bringing enough water, walking sticks to keep snakes at bay, etc. There were plenty of opportunities for taking some beautiful photos and the vistas...More

Thank viergutzca
Reviewed 25 January 2017

I really enjoy walking around in this park. You can hike on the trails or just walk on the paved side walk. It is an awesome place to check out the desert in the city.

Thank dlschr
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Lots of great hiking and biking routes. Pretty well marked. Some of the routes are more challenging than others. They can be a full day or a short one hour back and forth. Check to see which you want to do.

1  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Be sure to visit the visitor center at North Mountain Preserve. A gem in the desert. There is a calendar of events too. There is so much activity here to indulge yourself with....

Thank Arizonagirl56
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Colleen G
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Response from H C | Reviewed this property |
Closest hotels I can think of would be the Pointe Hilton, Squaw Peak, Best Western InnSuites Phoenix Hotel & Suites, Arizona Biltmore, Camelback Inn, and The Omni Scottsdale at Montelucia. The first 2 would be the closest... More